Community Support Worker, Band 2

Expiring today

Recruiter
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
STL, Hants
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
152-C207.20
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive , positive , respectful , supportive , reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare - we're the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day - do you?

'This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently' - Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)

#wearebettereveryday

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Band 2 Community Support Workers to join our Intermediate Care Rehabilitation Therapy team her in the East Dorset Locality. We aim to deliver a high quality rehabilitation/care service to patients in both their homes and within the local Community Hospital.

Are you looking for a career in the NHS then apply and become an integral part of the team providing high quality care/rehabilitation to patients, learning from colleagues, including nurses, physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

There is opportunity to progress within this role and the Trust also offers career development via Apprentership's. Working for Dorset Community Health Services can offer you many benefits including, membership of the NHS Final Salary Pension Scheme, generous annual leave and occupational entitlements etc.

You will need to hold a valid UK Driving License and have access to a car for work.

Our shift patterns are: Early 08.00 - 18.00hrs / Late 10.00 - 20.00hrs, 7 days a week on a rota system, this includes some weekend working.

If this job is what you are looking for then please apply.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Van den Akker, Team Lead, Email address: sue.vandenakker@nhs.net, Telephone number: 01202584209

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Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:

  • Proactive
  • Positive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy


Our staff benefits:

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP's
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including:
    • Work related learning
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Car and Cycle scheme
    • Home technology equipment
    • Buying and selling of annual leave

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before applying for this post, please refer to the ' Application Guidance' for further guidance on the recruitment process.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and to accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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